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The Design And Implementation Of Aida: Ancient Inscription Database And Analytics System, M Parvez Rashid 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The Design And Implementation Of Aida: Ancient Inscription Database And Analytics System, M Parvez Rashid

Computer Science and Engineering: Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research

AIDA, the Ancient Inscription Database and Analytic system can be used to translate and analyze ancient Minoan language. The AIDA system currently stores three types of ancient Minoan inscriptions: Linear A, Cretan Hieroglyph and Phaistos Disk inscriptions. In addition, AIDA provides candidate syllabic values and translations of Minoan words and inscriptions into English. The AIDA system allows the users to change these candidate phonetic assignments to the Linear A, Cretan Hieroglyph and Phaistos symbols. Hence the AIDA system provides for various scholars not only a convenient online resource to browse Minoan inscriptions but also provides an analysis tool to explore ...


The Collapse Of Empire At Gordion In The Transition From The Achaemenid To The Hellenistic World, Elspeth R. M. Dusinberre 2019 University of Colorado Boulder

The Collapse Of Empire At Gordion In The Transition From The Achaemenid To The Hellenistic World, Elspeth R. M. Dusinberre

Classics Faculty Contributions

Gordion, ancient capital of Phrygia, was a large and thriving city of secondary importance during the period of the Achaemenid Persian Empire (ca 550–333 BC). Recent work makes possible a reconsideration of the site: evaluating its architecture, finds and use of landscape within and after the socio-economic and administrative context of the Achaemenid imperial system enables the following new overview. During the Achaemenid period, Gordion’s populace participated in the broad cultural exchanges enabled by the imperial system and may have emphasised animal husbandry. When Alexander’s conquest led to the collapse of the Achaemenid administrative infrastructure, the impact ...


Disbelieved Through Millennia: Cassandra As Woman Truth-Teller And Translator, Marissa Lewis 2019 Seattle Pacific University

Disbelieved Through Millennia: Cassandra As Woman Truth-Teller And Translator, Marissa Lewis

Honors Projects

This paper investigates two major characterizations of the mythological figure Cassandra, reading her in Aeschylus’ Agamemnon and Seneca’s Agamemnon as a woman truth-teller and translator. It develops a notion of translation as negotiation of discursive space and breaking open of boundaries, including boundaries between pairs of languages, experiences, times, and places. This sense of translation draws on the reception theory of Charles Martindale and privileges the discursive location of the translator as integral to their translation; a specifically female translator occupies different discursive spaces than her male counterpart due to the social experience of gender. In Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, Cassandra ...


The Scorned Woman: Ancient And Modern, Liza Wolf 2019 Union College - Schenectady, NY

The Scorned Woman: Ancient And Modern, Liza Wolf

Honors Theses

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned” is a famous misquotation that has contributed to the prominence of the scorned woman as a culturally recognized figure. However, this idea goes further back into Classical times and can be seen in the writing of various Roman writers. The scorned woman has not disappeared over time, but rather has transformed in order to remain relevant in a modern world.

This thesis begins by looking at three Classical scorned women (Juno, Circe, and Medea) and analyzing the portrayal of these characters in order to attempt to define a scorned woman. Using Ovid ...


Understanding The Lived Experience Of Ancient Roman Gardens, Devlin F. Daley 2019 Union College - Schenectady, NY

Understanding The Lived Experience Of Ancient Roman Gardens, Devlin F. Daley

Honors Theses

My research takes a psychologically influenced approach to the study of archaeological remains to explore the experiential nature of ancient gardens in the Roman domus and villa of the Campania region of southern Italy. I argue that significant factors of spatial and social theory drove the intended experience in space and in the curated environment of the garden. I focus on the architecture of these spaces, such as peristyles and reflecting pools, from which walking paths and movement through space can be reconstructed. I also dive into understanding the remains of horticulture, including different plants and trees that would have ...


Easy Money, Elite Anxiety And Rome's First Anti-Gambling Law, Suzanne B. Faris PhD 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Easy Money, Elite Anxiety And Rome's First Anti-Gambling Law, Suzanne B. Faris Phd

International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking

No abstract provided.


The Manichaean Letters In The Turkish Folk Culture, Alimuhammedov Rikhstilla 2019 Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The Manichaean Letters In The Turkish Folk Culture, Alimuhammedov Rikhstilla

Oriental studies

The writing is one of the great discoveries in human history. Modern and old languages in their history had used different types of writings. In particular, the Turkic language also used the alphabetical writing system. Among them there are Kok Turk (Turk Runic), Uighur, Arabic, Latin, Cyrillic letters. These writings were commonly used by all Turkic people. However, in the scripts used for the Turkic language, there were several types of letters that were used by tribes or religious philosophers. For example, the Syrian script was used by Turkic-Syrian tribes, and the inscription of Brahmi was used by the Turkic ...


In The Works Of Makhmud Zamakhshari Analysis Of Rule Word Category, Mirziyatov Shuhrat 2019 Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan

In The Works Of Makhmud Zamakhshari Analysis Of Rule Word Category, Mirziyatov Shuhrat

Oriental studies

This article, devoted to the analysis of parts of speech in the works of Makhmud Zamakhshari, addresses the question of conjugation of verbs in the last chapter named “Tasrifu-l-af’al” of the book “Mukaddamatu-l-adab”. The article emphasizes that the verb is an important part of speech in Arabic, that it is impossible to master the grammatical rules and categories without knowing its morphological features, that some parts of speech, especially masdars, the degrees of adjectives are formed from verbal roots. In “Mukaddamatu-l-Adab” was written that verbs in Arabic are divided into verbs with three and four roots and the majority ...


On The Scientific-Critical Text Of "Kazazyinu-L-Maoniy", Namozova Zilola 2019 Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan

On The Scientific-Critical Text Of "Kazazyinu-L-Maoniy", Namozova Zilola

Oriental studies

The study of the lyrical heritage of Alisher Navoi has always been an important issue. However, the study of the texts has been widespread in the last century. In particular, the textological study of the “Hazoyinu-l-Ma'ani” divan was initiated by Hamid Suleiman in the 20th century. The scientist conducted a great deal of research on the “Hazayinu-l-Ma'ani”, the first complete scientific toolkit. In the introductory part of the study, it was pointed out that this publication should be clarified in determining the factors that led to great discrimination and objections in the literature. The aim of the research ...


Gada Al-Samman And Zulfia Will Strengthen The Mother's Objective In The Story, Abdullayeva Dilafruz 2019 Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Gada Al-Samman And Zulfia Will Strengthen The Mother's Objective In The Story, Abdullayeva Dilafruz

Oriental studies

Over the years of independence, our national literature has been developing rapidly and in recent years has gone through various stages of the literary process. In the works of modern authors like Isajon Sultan, Khurshid Dostmuhammad, Ulugbek Khamdam, Zulfiya Kurolboy kizi, Abdukayum Yuldash, Nazar Eshankul such issues as people and society, family relationships, personality and societies, and human existence are described with elements of modernism and postmodernism. This article is devoted to a comparative analysis of the stories of the famous Syrian-Lebanese writer of Arab origin Gada as-Samman (born in 1942, Damascus) and the Uzbek writer Zulfiya Kurolboy kizi (born ...


Co-Opted, Cults And The Classics: Highlighting The Magna Mater Cult In Rome, Janessa Reeves 2019 Seattle Pacific University

Co-Opted, Cults And The Classics: Highlighting The Magna Mater Cult In Rome, Janessa Reeves

Honors Projects

This paper argues for a more critical approach to classics, pushing for the de-sanctification of classical antiquity and deconstruction of ‘western civilization’ as a tool able to be co-opted by white supremacist agendas. In the latter part of the paper, I demonstrate what I hope this will look like through analysis of Roman reception of the Mother of the Gods cult, known in Rome as the cult of Cybele or Magna Mater, or the Phrygian cult, and how Roman reactions to the cult reveal xenophobic sentiments and toxic masculinity within the social fabric. Throughout this work, I engage with questions ...


The Iconography Of The Honey Bee In Western Art, Maura Wilson 2019 Dominican University of California

The Iconography Of The Honey Bee In Western Art, Maura Wilson

Master of Arts in Humanities | Master's Theses

This master’s thesis studies the ways in which the honey bee is used as a symbol in Western art, specifically between the 1st century AD and the 17th century. Artists have had a close relationship with honey bees since they first drew scenes of life on cave walls; since then, honey bees have been a recurring image featured in artworks spanning centuries, cultures, and religions. During the Renaissance in Europe, the honey bee was adapted from a symbol associated with fertility and polytheistic cult rituals to become a symbol of eloquence in Christianity. The community-based, diligent nature ...


Cicero And His Exploration Of Frienship, Madison Brown-Moffitt 2019 University of Puget Sound

Cicero And His Exploration Of Frienship, Madison Brown-Moffitt

Honors Program Theses

The purpose of this paper is to explore the reasons Cicero had for writing on morals and friendships following the Civil Wars between Pompey and Caesar. This exploration uses a great deal of background information, detailing Cicero’s relationships with Pompey and Caesar, before addressing several of his works that address friendship, and finally looking at how his philosophical musings influenced his friendship with a man named Matius. The relationships that Cicero had are the inspiration for his writings, and as such are given appropriate attention before moving on to the works that were inspired by the events in Cicero ...


Commission Of Two Narratives Of The Psyche: Reading Poqéakh In Nella Larsen’S Quicksand And Ralph Ellison’S Invisible Man, Genuyah S. Reuven 2019 Clark Atlanta University

Commission Of Two Narratives Of The Psyche: Reading Poqéakh In Nella Larsen’S Quicksand And Ralph Ellison’S Invisible Man, Genuyah S. Reuven

Electronic Theses & Dissertations Collection for Atlanta University & Clark Atlanta University

This study focuses on the novels of Quicksand by Nella Larsen and Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison to explore the phenomenon of poqéakh (פֹּקֵחַ) through the fictionalized lived experiences of their protagonists, Helga Crane and invisible man. Each novelist’s representation of poqéakh offers a portrait of the protagonists’ psyches. The narratives reveal an unsettling truth for the protagonists, who are members of a population often targeted, stigmatized, and fashioned or re-fashioned by Americans and various environs in American society, that they must assimilate—not only their bodies, but their psyches too to fit the “white man’s ...


Methods Of Teaching Latin: Theory, Practice, Application, Morgan A. Nicoulin 2019 Washington University in St. Louis

Methods Of Teaching Latin: Theory, Practice, Application, Morgan A. Nicoulin

Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In this project, I present a way to effectively blend modern theories of language acquisition and the contemporary practice of teaching Latin. I intend to demonstrate that a curriculum is able to balance both traditional and innovative philosophies by adapting Second Language Acquisition Theory’s idealized way to learn a language to fit the realistic limitations of the classroom. I begin with a discussion of the history of language pedagogy, focusing on Latin’s influence on the study of language learning from antiquity to present. Next, I present the key topics in SLA and the practical implications of this research ...


"Are You There, Dog? It's Me, Riley": Poems, Riley Christine O'Connell 2019 Santa Clara University

"Are You There, Dog? It's Me, Riley": Poems, Riley Christine O'Connell

Canterbury Scholars

The end product of Riley O'Connell's Canterbury Fellowship, these poems, ranging in topic from family and loss to love and dogs, were composed over the course of Riley's four years at SCU, included but not limited to her time at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, where she taught creative writing therapy for her Canterbury.


The Syriac Galen Palimpsest Project: An Introduction, William Noel, Ralph M. Rosen 2019 University of Pennsylvania

The Syriac Galen Palimpsest Project: An Introduction, William Noel, Ralph M. Rosen

Manuscript Studies

No abstract provided.


Rebranding The Classics: The University Of Mississippi, Maraea Cardner 2019 University of Mississippi

Rebranding The Classics: The University Of Mississippi, Maraea Cardner

Honors Theses

This thesis seeks to analyze the current perceptions of the study of classics from an Integrated Marketing Communications perspective with the goal of realigning misconceptions with the contemporary ideology of those within the field. The field of classics is facing challenges stemming from misappropriation of the field itself, and there is a current debate about the decline in the number of classicists in the field and in the number of undergraduate students studying classics. Specifically, this thesis looks at the Department of Classics at the University of Mississippi as a model for other like departments across the field to use ...


The Delphic Plague : A Study In Athenian Oracular Rejection As Evident In The Oedipus Tyrannus., Devin A Stephens 2019 University of Louisville

The Delphic Plague : A Study In Athenian Oracular Rejection As Evident In The Oedipus Tyrannus., Devin A Stephens

College of Arts & Sciences Senior Honors Theses

The purpose of this work is to determine the effects of the Plague of Athens on the socio-cultural and religious climate of Athens as revealed through Sophocles’ magnum opus the Oedipus Tyrannus. The focus is the problem of oracular decay as viewed by Sophocles due to the political discrepancies between Athens and Delphi of which the plague was the final catalyst. Sophocles in this work is then explored as a writer with sentiments of Delphic Apologism in the wake of the plague which acted as a catalyst for a near complete dissolution of religious customs and furthermore a negation of ...


Applying Modern Immunology To The Plague Of Ancient Athens, Juhi C. Patel 2019 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Applying Modern Immunology To The Plague Of Ancient Athens, Juhi C. Patel

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


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